Residents Protest Border Convoy Press Conference


MCALLEN – Residents protested a press conference held by a group called the “Border Convoy.” The press conference took place outside the McAllen bus station Friday morning.

The group is based in Murrieta, California and known for aggressive protests. Representatives said they are in the Rio Grande Valley to bring attention to border security.

There were tense moments as angry residents surrounded Border Convoy members. Both sides tried to explain their viewpoints on the influx of illegal immigrants crossing into the U.S.